Who was Alberto Hurtado and, sixty years after his death, how is his passion for justice being lived out in East London?
Where does this mysterious Higgs boson particle fit into our picture of the universe? Former particle physicist, Fr Andrew Pinsent, explains the science behind the discovery of the Higgs and introduces us to some of the most crucial figures in the centuries of research upon which its prediction was based.
Robert Parsons, Edmund Campion and Ralph Emerson left Rome for the mission to England on 16 April 1580. The development of that mission s described by Thomas McCoog.
Christ's subversion of the old imagination is the source of our Easter hope, says Michael Paul Gallagher. How does faith resource us to imagine the narratives of our lives creatively and concretely?
Does giving something up for six weeks have any spiritual value, or is it just a diet dressed up as a religious practice? A restraint of the appetite was an important question even for St Ignatius.
The ‘Prayer for Generosity’ is much-loved by followers of Ignatian spirituality, although little is known about its authorship. The prayer is attributed frequently to St Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, but was it really composed by him? Jack Mahoney SJ investigates the origins of this ‘brief but elegant prayer’.
The Church’s celebration of Christmas continues with the Feast of the Holy Family, which this year falls on 30 December. Jack Mahoney marks the occasion by contemplating the relationship between Jesus and his mother as it is expressed in an intriguing yet non-biblical tradition, a tradition which also has an important place in the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. Might Our Lady have been the first person to see Christ after his resurrection?
Gerard Kilroy recounts the final days and hours of Edmund Campion's life, and looks at how their events reveal different aspects of his character: the friend; the scholar; the saint and martyr.
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